FANTASY / ADVENTURE ★★★★★

The Adventures of Rockford T. Honeypot

As a young chipmunk, shy, bookish Rockford T. Honeypot had dreams of thrilling adventures across the forest. However, timid of danger and germs, his only adventures were found in books and in his imagination. When his family abandons him after a mistake that destroys their hazelnut business, Rockford sets off on a legendary journey beyond his wildest dreams. From exploring cuisines with a famous chef, training with ancient warrior monks, flying on giant hawks, finding true love, and much more, Rockford recounts his epic origin story of hardship, perseverance, and fortune.

AGE RANGE 8-12+ / 246 PAGES

As a young chipmunk, shy, bookish Rockford T. Honeypot had dreams of thrilling adventures across the forest. However, timid of danger and germs, his only adventures were found in books and in his imagination. When his family abandons him after a mistake that destroys their hazelnut business, Rockford sets off on a legendary journey beyond his wildest dreams. From exploring cuisines with a famous chef, training with ancient warrior monks, flying on giant hawks, finding true love, and much more, Rockford recounts his epic origin story of hardship, perseverance, and fortune. “The Adventures of Rockford T. Honeypot” is now available in both paperback and digital. 

AGE RANGE 8-12+ / 246 PAGES

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Praise

“Holy Moses! Awesome adventure story for young readers and a great lesson in never giving up for everyone!” Dr. Jan Pol, Nat Geo Wild’s “The Incredible Dr. Pol”


“Gottsegen introduces young readers to the adventurous and charming chipmunk Rockford T. Honeypot in this gripping coming-of-age adventure…. Rockford’s stories, gently enhanced by Kleyn’s tidy, detailed chapter head illustrations, introduce a menagerie of vibrant one-of-a-kind characters who are perfectly suited for older children, with gentle lessons to be learned from every interaction… Parents waiting for their children to be old enough for The Hobbit or Redwall will find this the perfect stopgap, with plenty of thrills as well as moral quandaries, somber loss, and emotional growth. Without stinting the action, Gottsegen delivers a powerful message about the importance of being brave, honest, and true to oneself.”-BookLife Reviews


“Heart-touching and soul-warming, The Adventures of Rockford T. Honeypot provide kids the sweetness of the sought-after adventure with a relatable, adorable protagonist. A wonderful inspirational book to share with the fantasy-loving middle school reader!” -Dr. Gabby Wild, Veterinarian. National Geographic Kids Educator, Animal Jam


“Grab your favorite nuts or snacks before going on an amazing journey. Gottsegen has earned my admiration for creating such a remarkable story. The Adventures of Rockford T. Honeypot will become a treasured book for children and adults.”Readers Favorite Review. **Official 5 Stars Seal


“Heart-touching and soul-warming, The Adventures of Rockford T. Honeypot provides kids the sweetness of the sought-after adventure with a relatable, adorable
protagonist. A wonderful inspirational book to share with the fantasy-loving middle school reader!” -Dr. Gabby Wild, Veterinarian. National Geographic Kids Educator, Animal Jam

“An old-fashioned, relentlessly charming middle-grade rags-to-riches animal tale.” – Reedsy Reviews


“If you have kids 8 to 14 years old, do read this book together.  A great way to talk about personal growth topics like overcoming heartbreak, loneliness, or failure.  You can’t help but love Rockford and root for him from page to page!” – Taty Pradilla, travellingmom.com


“From the very first chapter, we were all hooked! Rockford T. Honeypot quickly became our favorite book”.  Tessa Smith, mamasgeeky.com


“Took me back to my childhood. It’s the perfect children’s book, but also a good read for the inner adult still dreaming big, but faced with challenges”.  Queen Thrifty, queenthrifty.com


“As I read this book I fell in love with the characters. They were real and they had emotions like fear, love, friendship, and even heartache.” – Rebecca, themobilitymom.com


“This book was amazing! It is filled adventure and wonder and It shows how believing in yourself can allow you to accomplish anything no matter what the circumstances are. Life is unpredictable but it is our will and passion for something bigger that will allow us to succeed. I love this message and I think it is so important for kids to believe that about themselves as well.” – Cee, thisathleisurelife.com


“Gottsegen has created a very empathetic novel that strives to teach its target audience, values of love, compassion, understanding, and forgiveness, as well as self-respect.”– Kristi, thecactuschronicles.com

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